Your cart

Close

Total AUD

Checkout

Imprint

  • Quercus
  • Quercus
  • Quercus

The Last to Disappear: The chilling new thriller from the author of The Perfect Lie

Jo Spain

9 Reviews

Rated 0

Crime & mystery

The chilling new thriller set in the frozen heart of Finland, from the bestselling author of The Confession and Dirty Little Secrets

The chilling new thriller from the bestselling author of The Confession and Dirty Little Secrets

A small town. A frozen lake. Three missing women. One body.

When young London professional Alex Evans is informed that his sister's body has been pulled from an icy lake in Northern Lapland, he assumes his irresponsible sister accidentally drowned. He travels to the wealthy winter resort where Vicky worked as a tour-guide and meets Agatha Koskinen, the detective in charge. Agatha is a no-nonsense single mother of three who already thinks there's more to Vicky's case than meets the eye.

As the two form an unlikely alliance, Alex also begins to suspect the small town where his sister lived and died is harbouring secrets. It's not long before he learns that three other women have gone missing from the area in the past and that his sister may have left him a message.

On the surface, Koppe, Lapland is a winter wonderland. But in this remote, frozen place, death seems only ever a heartbeat away. PRAISE FOR JO SPAIN
'A real page-turner' Steve Cavanagh

'Another twisty and intense thriller from the great Jo Spain' Adrian McKinty

'Intense, clever writing, packed with twists and turns' Dervla McTiernan

Read More Read Less

Praise for The Last to Disappear: The chilling new thriller from the author of The Perfect Lie

  • A real page-turner with a brilliant mystery at its heart. Superbly written, cinematic and pacy!

  • - Steve Cavanagh on THE PERFECT LIE

  • Jo Spain is a brilliant, compelling storyteller. The Perfect Lie will pin you to your seat until you reach the last page - Jane Casey on THE PERFECT LIE

  • Another twisty and intense thriller from the great Jo Spain that will keep you guessing until the final pages - Adrian McKinty on THE PERFECT LIE

  • Without doubt my favourite Jo Spain book so far, and that's saying something - a fabulous page-turner that will keep you guessing and guessing

  • - Cara Hunter on THE PERFECT LIE

  • Jo Spain takes it to another level in The Perfect Lie. Intense, clever writing and packed with twists and turns. Loved it - Dervla McTiernan on THE PERFECT LIE

  • The Perfect Lie had me completely fooled - such a brilliantly twisted plot that I just couldn't work out. And on top of that Jo Spain is still making us care so much about the characters. I loved this book and it deserves to fly to the top of the charts

  • - Elly GRiffiths on THE PERFECT LIE

Read More Read Less

Jo Spain

Jo Spain is a full-time writer and screenwriter. Her first novel, With Our Blessing, was one of seven books shortlisted in the Richard and Judy Search for a Bestseller competition and her first psychological thriller, The Confession, was a number one bestseller in Ireland. Jo co-writes the internationally acclaimed Harry Wild TV series and is currently working on several TV productions, including the adaptation of her own Detective Tom Reynolds series. Jo lives in Dublin with her husband and their four children.

This website uses cookies. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.Close cookie policy overlay